Greetings Webtaculators! Hope you’re having a most excellent three day weekend. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (15 min. examination)
What: Ole, Ole Ole Ole, Gauchos, Gauchos
Why: Because Santa Barbara will recover from this horrendous act, but it will take time.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Looks Like I Need To Start A Business That Streamlines Starting A Business
Why: Because their parents should have made them learn how to do laundry; it’s really not that hard.
REAL ESTATE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: No, You Cannot Afford To Buy A Home In San Francisco
Why: Because I should have used my law school tuition to buy property, although it also seems like renting is not an option, either.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Freedom Of The Press From Behind Bars
Why: Because even though they might be incarcerated, it is important to know that there are still some Constitutionally recognized freedoms that inmates can still hold on to.
SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: I’m Shaling Away
Why: Although shale oil is a lucrative and useful form of energy, there seem to be less and less reasons to drill for it while we have other options.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: The Thompson Trio
Why: Because this is a rare sports story you can actually feel good about (bonus points for being about lacrosse).
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Comics Still Rule The World
Why: Because even though super hero movies have been cash cows for years now, I am still surprised that nerdiness is cool.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: The Highest High And Lowest Low
Why: Because you should know how well a singer can sing before you book them.
PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Colored In Black And White
Why: Because what is usually considered to be adding life to photographs may actually be taking some of the realism away.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (? min. read)
What: The Best Reads
Why: Because you should at least read some of these.
COMEDY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Comedy Without An Audience
Why: Because sometimes you actually do need someone’s reaction to let you really know you’re not funny.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. read)
What: Thoughts Of A Former Game Journalist
Why: Because when one of the most revered voices in a profession talk about about why they left, you should probably listen.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: The Best Of The Best; Schadenfreude (BLESS YOU!); Meh Personified; The Voice Of God Goes Small; For All Your Graduating Friends.
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: The Lego Movie
Why: Because Brian deserves it, and everything is awesome.
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